How the courts address or respect our rights as citizens –


Part II: How the Courts Address or Respect Our Rights as Citizens – Presentation 

Required Resources

Read/review the following resources for this activity:

  • Textbook:      Chapter 17. Also, Chapters 11 and 12 from Week 6 might still be relevant.
  • Lesson
  • Minimum of 2 scholarly sources in addition to the textbook.


This is Part II of the assignment you submitted in Week 6.

Using the case outline (Part I: How the Courts Address or Respect Our Rights as Citizens) you submitted in Week 6, prepare and submit a presentation, which will either be a narrated PowerPoint, a Kaltura Video, or some other format as approved by your instructor. Be sure to verify the presentation format with your instructor before starting work on this assignment.

The presentation Point presentation will need to include:

  • Name  the case
  • Discuss  the facts of the case
  • Discuss  the history of the case (what laws or legal action was taken)
  • Discuss  the issues or the facts of the case and legal questions the court must      decide
  • Discuss if the court’s decision or holdings was for the plaintiff or for the defendant and what were the reasons for the decision?
  • Discuss the concurring and dissenting opinions from the judge or if a jury trial,      the jury.

Important: In this assignment, you are expected to elaborate on the points you made in the prior assignment in Week 6. This assignment will be graded on your strength to elaborate and explain the facts of the case and proper use of visual aids, good narration, and presenting to the case and how well you stick to the case. For example, if you are using PowerPoint, you are also expected to include proper visuals that are relevant to the case. Do not copy-paste the outline into this and call it complete.

Writing Requirements (APA format)

  • Length:      The presentation must be 10-15 slides long if using PowerPoint (excluding      cover and reference pages) or 3-5 minutes long if using a video presentation.
  • Font      should not be smaller than size 16-point  
  • Parenthetical      in-text citations included and formatted in APA style  
  • Title/Introduction      slide required
  • References      slide minimum of 2 scholarly sources in addition to textbook if cited)
  • Use      the speaker notes to elaborate on the content on the slides